MADELEINE Taylor has selected to represent Britain at a European championships.

Fifteen-year-old Madeleine Taylor, from Langford near Maldon, has been selected to represent Britain on the Charles Owen British Pony Squad for the 2012 FEI Pony Europeans in Fontainebleau, France, on July 17-22.

Following a successful final trial at Barbury Castle in the Open Novice section the decision was made to include Taylor who will be making her a return to the British Pony Squad with her little mare, Bandalera after making her debut at the 2011 European Championships.

The New Hall School, Chelmsford, pupil said: “I am very honoured to have been selected."